Winsome Bowen

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Head of Regional Transportation Strategy


Winsome is a public transportation professional with over 25 years in the engineering consulting industry –with a focus on transit project development and delivery. She has provided transit industry leadership, recruitment, retention, management and mentorship of transportation professionals for some of the top 10 engineering consulting firms.

Winsome began her career in community planning and redevelopment in post-disaster relief and recovery in South Florida in the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew in 1992. Her consulting highlights include transit and community redevelopment projects across the United States. Winsome has managed a number of large-scale multimodal projects through project development and federal NEPA approval, that have been built and opened to the public. She is also a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC), and blends her experience in the transportation industry with leadership coaching to facilitate development of experienced and younger professionals.

Winsome relocated to the Bay Area to join Facebook’s HQ team in 2017. She leads Facebook’s transportation strategy and partnerships. She has a Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning, University of Miami, 1992 and a Bachelor of Arts (Geography), Temple University, 1985.



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